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Drug seizures up in Cocke County

Posted: 10/06/2011 - Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes is targetting the property of suspected drug dealers caught in his county.

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Sevierville Police mourn loss of K9 Axel

Posted: 10/06/2011 - The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) recently lost a member of their family, as K9 Axel passed away on August 20, 2011. Axel’s handler and partner was Sgt. David Finchum.

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Nurse arrested for TennCare fraud

Posted: 10/06/2011 - A licensed practical nurse was arrested on Wednesday for TennCare fraud and illegally obtaining a controlled substance, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday.

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Password prevents possible kidnapping

Posted: 10/06/2011 - The use of a password may have prevented a kidnapping at the Christian Academy of Knoxville on Monday, according to the Knoxville Police Dept.

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Appeal claims Baumgartner impaired during trial

Updated: 10/06/2011 - Lawyers for Vanessa Coleman have filed a sealed motion for a new trial citing impairment by Judge Richard Baumgartner, according to sources close to Coleman's defense.

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Hundreds of juror no-shows face jail time

Updated: 10/05/2011 - In Sevier County justice for a murdered four-year-old girl has been delayed thanks to folks who failed to show up for jury duty.

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Man makes plea deal in fatal officer shooting

Posted: 10/05/2011 - Federal court records show a man charged in the shooting death of a Henderson police officer has pleaded guilty in exchange for prosecutors agreeing not to seek the death penalty.

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TVA manager testifies for ash spill plaintiffs

Updated: 10/05/2011 - A Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash manager has told a judge the utility hoped to blame a disastrous 2008 spill on circumstances outside its control.

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Pair pleads guilty to TennCare fraud

Posted: 10/04/2011 - An Alabama couple has pleaded guilty to claiming they lived in Tennessee so they could get TennCare insurance benefits, the Office of the Inspector General announced on Tuesday.

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Juvenile arrested in murder of Milan man

Posted: 10/04/2011 - Police were sent to a Humboldt residence late Sunday night after a report of shots being fired. Officers discovered 22-year-old Lonzell M. Smith with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Judge accepts Foster's guilty plea for Inskip shooting

Posted: 10/03/2011 - A Knox Co. judge on Monday accepted Mark Stephen Foster's guilty plea for the February 2010 shooting of two administrators at Inskip Elementary School, but the day was not without controversy.

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Report cites Tennessee efficient parole practices

Posted: 10/03/2011 - A report on parole practices cites a collaborative effort between the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole and the state Correction Department as an effective way to assess the needs of offenders.

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2 charged in slaying of pastor attend hearing

Posted: 10/03/2011 - Two men charged in the October 2010 torture slaying of a Chattanooga pastor are blaming each other and a defense attorney said they should have separate trials.

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Tennessee patient leads police on chase in stolen car

Updated: 10/03/2011 - A Tennessee man who is a patient at a nursing home in Virginia has been arrested after police say he stole a car with a child inside and led police on a chase that reached 100 miles per hour.

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Argument between neighbors turns violent

Posted: 10/03/2011 - A dispute between two neighbors turned violent on Sunday afternoon after one of them allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his neighbor in the side during an altercation.

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